Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

From memoirs to rom-coms, there’s something for every type of reader.

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Phoebe Robinson and Anthony Doerr are among the writers publishing new books this week.

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'Black Girls Must Die Exhausted' by Jayne Allen
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When an unexpected diagnosis upends 33-year-old Tabitha’s plans for her future, she seeks support from her best friends, her grandmother, and other trusted confidants.
$26.99
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All the Light We Cannot See author Anthony Doerr returns to store shelves this month with Cloud Cuckoo Land: a historical epic that traces the impact of one story across time and space.
$30
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When two Black teens from different walks of life find their futures in jeopardy, they team up to take down a legendary monster for a final shot at redemption.
$19.99
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Billed as a “queer Southern Gothic” novel, Lee Mandelo’s Summer Sons follows Andrew, a young man who must investigate his best friend’s death when officials rule it a suicide.
$26.99
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'For All Time' by Shanna Miles
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The sole survivors of a mass casualty incident, young lovers Fayard and Tamar don’t remember one another when they wake up. Lying in their hospital beds, the two soulmates dream of all the lives they’ve spent together across the ages.
$19.98
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As the never-ending war between the forces of Light and Dark heats up again, two teens find themselves under the protection and tutelage of the Stewards of Light in this exciting new adventure from the author of Captive Prince.
$18.99
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From the author of You Can’t Touch My Hair comes Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes — an all-new, hilarious, and candid collection of essays.
$27
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The Lesbian Agenda host Sophie Santos recalls her own cringeworthy adolescence in The One You Want to Marry (And Other Identities I’ve Had).
$24.95
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Bestselling author Rachel Hawkins, writing under the pen name Erin Sterling, brings readers a delightful, magical romp with The Ex Hex. When her relationship with her ex ended, Vivi put a curse on him — and now that’s he’s back in town, all hell’s starting to break loose.
$15.99
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A father who seldom sets foot outside, a daughter who isn’t allowed to leave — not after last time — and a curious cat share a home. They’ve managed to keep their secrets under wraps for some time, but when a young woman moves in next door, their luck may run out.
$27.99
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